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People’s woes worse under Duterte — NPA Kalinga

KALINGA — The local command of the New People’s Army (NPA) here denounced the ‘continuing crisis of the masses’ as President Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year with his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24.

Lider magsasaka sa Cagayan, iligal na inaresto

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Kinukondena ng Kagimungan, organisasyon ng mga magsasaka sa Cagayan, ang illigal na pag-aresto at pangangapkap kay Sofronio Pascua noong ika-17 ng Hulyo sa Tuguegarao City.

Ilocos activist harassed by state agents

BAGUIO CITY — The Ilocos Network for the Environment (Defend Ilocos) condemns and calls for a stop to the harassment and surveillance of one of its leaders by suspected state security agents.

Kagimungan kinondena ang panghaharas ng militar

BAGGAO, Cagayan — Mariing tinutulan ng mga magsasaka ng Baggao, Cagayan ang pagmamanman at pananakot ng mga militar sa mga lider magsasaka na lumalaban sa National Greening Program (NGP) ng gobyerno at Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

IP youth vs Martial Law in Mindanao

BAGUIO CITY — Indigenous youth leaders across the country called on President Rodrigo Duterte to lift Martial Law in Mindanao and to stop development aggression and militarization of their communities.

Editorial: Martial Law affects all Filipinos

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao on May 23, 2017 allegedly as a response to terrorist acts by the Maute group in Lanao del Sur especially in Marawi City. He later also threatened to impose martial law nationwide.

Statements: Kondenahin ang harassment ng PNP at AFP sa mga kabataan ng Ilocos

Harassment, intimidasyon, at pananakot ang isinasagawa laban sa mga kabataan at mamamayan ng mga ahente ng estado sa pangunguna ng Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), at mga kasapakat nito. Walang tigil, tuloy-tuloy, at parang mga asong ulol ngayon ang AFP at PNP sa pag-atake sa mga kabataan at mamamayang lumalaban sa pagsasamantala at pagpapahirap.

74-year old Kalinga political prisoner now in ICU

BAGUIO CITY — Barely a year after the military arrested and detained, Marcos Aggalao, an elderly who is now 74, is now confined at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Kalinga Provincial Hospital after suffering from a stroke.

Statements: Oppose Duterte’s machination for a nationwide Martial Law

Ilocos Human Rights Alliance (IHRA-KARAPATAN), an alliance of human rights advocates in the Ilocos Region condemns the threat and harassment perpetrated by members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) detailed at the Municipality of Sudipen in La Union against students of the University of the Philippines Manila

Group condemns harassment of youth in Abra

BAGUIO CITY — Anakbayan Cordillera condemned the police officers and government soldiers for harassing and threatening Regine Tadeo, a youth leader in Malibcong, Abra who went missing on July 1 while a military operation was going on. She was later found by Boliney folk on July 6.